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Top 10 Reasons Not to Love NATO

By David Swanson, January 15, 2018 The New York Times loves NATO, but should you? Judging by comments in social media and the real world, millions of people in the United States have gone from having little or no opinion on NATO, or […]

Brooklyn Navy Yard Docks, World War 2

The Hidden Structure of US Empire

By Nicolas J. S. Davies, January 3, 2019 From Antiwar.org My father was a doctor in the British Royal Navy, and I grew up traveling by troop-ship between the last outposts of the British Empire – Trincomalee, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, […]

Gunboats in Sea of Azov

Background To The Present Russia/Ukraine Crisis

By Phil Wilayto, December 6, 2018 Tensions between Russia and Ukraine have risen sharply following the Nov. 25 seizure of two Ukrainian gunboats and a tug and the detention of 24 Ukrainian sailors by vessels of the Russian Border Guard. […]

Yemen, Poisoned Water, and a Green New Deal

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, December 2, 2018 While U.N. figures suggest that it would take 1% of U.S. military spending to provide the world with clean drinking water, the United States could end the worst cholera epidemic in […]

James Crossland on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: James Crossland on War Reformers and War Abolishers

James Crossland is Senior Lecturer in International History at Liverpool John Moores University, and a founder member of the Humanitarian Working Histories Group. He is the author of Britain and the International Committee of the Red Cross, 1939-1945, and most recently, War, […]

Barry Sweeney on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Barry Sweeney on Ireland, Peace, and Neutrality

Barry Sweeney is a member of the coordinating committee of World BEYOND War, of which I’m the director. Barry is based in Ireland, but is often in Vietnam and Italy. His background is in education and environmentalism. He taught as […]

Greatest Crime on Earth

By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War Remarks at No Bases Conference in Dublin, Ireland, November 18, 2018 I’m willing to bet that if I asked everyone in Ireland whether the Irish government should take orders from Donald Trump, most […]

Adam Hochschild on Democracy Now

Adam Hochschild on Democracy Now

On Armistice Day, Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman interviewed historian Adam Hochschild, author of To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918 and King Leopold’s Ghost. Adam Hochschild was a co-founder of Mother Jones magazine. His latest book is Lessons from a Dark Time […]

TRUMP NOT WELCOME IN FRANCE!

By Jeunesse Révolution Macron Invites Trump and Netanyahu to a “Peace Forum” French President Emmanuel Macron invited Donald Trump and 60 heads of State to attend a “Peace Forum” in Paris on November 11-13. It will be preceded one day […]

Russia: Moscow to respond in kind if US leaves nuke treaty